Showing posts from March, 2011

Life and Voodoo Dolls

Life moves in mysterious ways...this is a pretty common expression. Have you ever wondered about the mystery of life? The whys and hows and what ifs? Of course you have...everyone has. As I have said many times before I believe that life is a journey and the universe often gives us subtle hints (or even SHOUTS in our ears) about paths to explore, ways to live life, adventures to take (and ones to avoid). So it didn't surprise me the other day to discover the idea of a voodoo doll being stuck with pins in my mind. This time of year in a school setting is always full of surprises and pinpricks.

When I voiced this little analogy, we laughed and I was reminded that change sometimes takes a little prodding. And while I do agree with that, I am also reminded that when we try to nudge things in certain directions sometimes we discover traps and snares, quicksand and dragons, mazes and riddles to solve. I'm not saying those pinpricks aren't necessary or productive. I'm just …

Are You Ready for Some Ghost Hunting?

The wind is blustery today but spring is just around the corner. Are you ready for some ghost hunting adventures? I am and I need to get those hunts organized for the winners of the hunts from the charity auctions. There's work to be done! First charting out the places we will visit that night. I have several in mind but we want to get as spooky as possible and increase our chances of a ghostly encounter. Here are my thoughts for now:

1. Zion Cemetery: This location has be "hot" for ghost activity on more than one occassion. From the shadowy figure that walks in the oldest part to the banging on the being chased form the cemetery by the figure in the dark cape...
2. Bluff Road: Home of satan worshippers, the hounds of hell and other ghostly characters. I think a walk along this road with flash lights might be in order.
3. Indian Burial Road: It's dark, it's spooky and the ghost of the Indian whose grave was disturbed is said to walk along the creek bed.…